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Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right


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This new book series focuses upon fascist, far right and right-wing politics primarily within a historical context but also drawing on insights from other disciplinary perspectives. Its scope also includes radical-right populism, cultural manifestations of the far right and points of convergence and exchange with the mainstream and traditional right.

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Trumping Democracy: From Reagan to the Alt-Right

Trumping Democracy: From Reagan to the Alt-Right

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Chip Berlet
November 12, 2019

Since 2014, over 80 people have been killed in the United States of America by right-wing extremists. In 2016 Donald Trump was elected President of the Unites States and received substantial support from white nationalists. This book explains the increase in violent white nationalism and Trump’s...

Vigilantism against Migrants and Minorities

Vigilantism against Migrants and Minorities

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tore Bjørgo, Miroslav Mareš
October 03, 2019

This edited volume traces the rise of far right vigilante movements – some who have been involved in serious violence against minorities, migrants and other vulnerable groups in society, whereas other vigilantes are intimidating but avoid using violence. Written by an international team of...

The Far Right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse and Communication

The Far Right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse and Communication

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bernhard Forchtner
September 23, 2019

At the beginning of the 21st century, both the crisis of liberal democracy, as visible in the rise of far-right actors in Europe and the alt-right phenomenon in the United States, and environmental crises, from declining biodiversity to climate change, are increasingly in the public spotlight....

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism: The Corporatist Wave

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism: The Corporatist Wave

1st Edition

António Costa Pinto
June 26, 2019

Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism focuses on the reverse-wave of dictatorships that emerged in Latin America during the 1930s and the transnational dissemination of authoritarian institutions in the era of fascism. António Costa Pinto revisits the study of authoritarian...

The Lives and Afterlives of Enoch Powell: The Undying Political Animal

The Lives and Afterlives of Enoch Powell: The Undying Political Animal

1st Edition

Olivier Esteves, Stéphane Porion
May 13, 2019

50 years after Enoch Powell’s self-styled detonation in the form of his so-called ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech, this volume brings together contributions from international scholars in the field of history, political science and British studies, with new insights from hitherto unexplored archives. It...

Corporatism and Fascism: The Corporatist Wave in Europe

Corporatism and Fascism: The Corporatist Wave in Europe

1st Edition

Antonio Costa Pinto
March 21, 2019

This book is the first conceptual and comparative empirical work on the relation between corporatism and dictatorships, bringing both fields under a joint conceptual umbrella. It operationalizes the concepts of social and political corporatism, diffusion and critical junctures and their particular...

The March on Rome: Violence and the Rise of Italian Fascism

The March on Rome: Violence and the Rise of Italian Fascism

1st Edition

Giulia Albanese
February 28, 2019

The aim of this book is to reconstruct the violent nature of the March on Rome and to emphasise its significance in demarcating a real break in the country's history and the beginning of the Fascist dictatorship. This aspect of the March has long been obscured: first by the Fascists' celebratory...

Aurel Kolnai's The War AGAINST the West Reconsidered

Aurel Kolnai's The War AGAINST the West Reconsidered

1st Edition

Wolfgang Bialas
February 21, 2019

Aurel Kolnai’s The War against the West remains one of the most insightful analyses of Nazi thought ever written. First published in 1938 it was a revelation for many readers. Quite different in tone and approach from most other analyses of Nazism available in English, it was remarkable for the...

The Ku Klux Klan and Freemasonry in 1920s America: Fighting Fraternities

The Ku Klux Klan and Freemasonry in 1920s America: Fighting Fraternities

1st Edition

Miguel Hernandez
January 23, 2019

The Second Ku Klux Klan’s success in the 1920s remains one of the order’s most enduring mysteries. Emerging first as a brotherhood dedicated to paying tribute to the original Southern organization of the Reconstruction period, the Second Invisible Empire developed into a mass movement with millions...

Anti-fascism in the Nordic Countries: New Perspectives, Comparisons and Transnational Connections

Anti-fascism in the Nordic Countries: New Perspectives, Comparisons and Transnational Connections

1st Edition

Kasper Braskén, Nigel Copsey, Johan A. Lundin
January 16, 2019

Although the Nordic countries have a reputation for tolerance and social democracy, they were not immune to fascism which spread across Europe in the 1920s and 1930s. This book offers the first comprehensive history of anti-fascism in the Nordic Countries. Through a number of case studies on...

Never Again: Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League 1976-1982

Never Again: Rock Against Racism and the Anti-Nazi League 1976-1982

1st Edition

David Renton
December 10, 2018

By 1976, the National Front had become the fourth largest party in Britain. In a context of national decline, racism and fears that the country was collapsing into social unrest, the Front won 19 per cent of the vote in elections in Leicester and 100,000 votes in London. In response, an...

The Portuguese Far Right: Between Late Authoritarianism and Democracy (1945-2015)

The Portuguese Far Right: Between Late Authoritarianism and Democracy (1945-2015)

1st Edition

Riccardo Marchi
November 27, 2018

The book discusses the far right in the contemporary Portugal (1945-2015) within three different periods: the end of the authoritarian regime of António de Oliveira Salazar (1945-1974), the transition to democracy after the coup d’état of April 25th (1974-1982) and the democratic regime until the...

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